Emerging Technologies Related to Natural Resource Management
This panel of experts will provide attendees with examples, tools and resources options for data collection as it pertains to natural resources management and relicensing using current technologies.
Who should attend: Fisheries teams, biologists, natural resource team members, lawyers, licensing specialists and contractors.
Why you should attend: New technologies are evolving to give decision-makers better data for resource management which changes the landscape for relicensing and managing projects in the Northwest.
Senior Management System Analyst/GIS Analyst, Seattle City Light
About Ciarán: I have worked for Seattle City Light as a GIS Analyst for over 14 years and actively support the utility’s Skagit and South Fork Tolt hydroelectric projects.
United States geological survey
About Brandon: Brandon Overstreet is a Hydrologist who integrates remote sensing, geospatial analysis, and field surveys to characterize fluvial systems and assess temporal and spatial patterns in riverine habitats and fluvial hazards. Brandon has been member of the Geomorphology Team at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center since 2016. Brandon completed a master’s degree in geology and a doctorate in hydrologic science at the University of Wyoming with research ranging from investigating the geomorphic controls on salmon spawning habitat to developing remote sensing techniques to map river corridors through space and time.